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Medford is a township in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named for Medford, MA

The latitude of Medford is 39.900N. The longitude is -74.823W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,253.


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Median household income
Local
$83,059
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Medford demographic reports
Medford is in the Pine Barrens
Founded by Quakers

Community leaders took action after World War II to preserve area farms and Pinelands

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· James Still, known as "Black Doctor of the Pines" for his early medical practice in the Pine Barrens
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Wildlife: Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Kirby's Mill

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18% of Medford residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Medford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Medford was $38,641, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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50% of Medford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Medford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $828.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,896.


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Libraries in Medford include Pinelands Branch Library ... View libraries

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Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Medford political report.

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Medford restaurants taking online reservations include Braddock's Tavern ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Medford workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Medford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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